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rally begins on the steps of city hall at 8:00 p.m. >> just ahead the call for tougher gun laws are getting lauder and more expensive. a new push by new york mayor bloomberg to promote gun control. >> prince harry is coming to america, the one place >> new york's millionaire mayor bible -- bloomberg is starting an ad campaign to encourage gun control. >> congress is ready to take up new gun control measures. opponents and supporters are gearing up for a fight. >> this is what the survivors want. this is what the public wants. >> it doing in to anyone but slows down law abiding. ought senate will debate a bill to crackdown on gun trafficking and provide additional funding for school safety. what the bill will not include, is a ban on military-style assault weapons. those in favor of stricter gun laws are getting a big lift from new york city mayor bloomberg who has pour $12 million his personal fortune into tv commercials in a dozen state targeting waivering lawmakers. >> i believe in the 2nd amendment and will future for it but with rights come responsibility which is why i supp
deported. >> we were talking about the law and it is to the fair. >> this fourth grade class at jefferson elementary is learning a very personal lesson on immigration law. >> we thought the law was supposed to protect us and help us go to school, but look what happened to rodrigo. please help us bring him back. >> they lobbied the city council to pass a resolution to send to congress in support of bringing home their classmate, 10-year-old rodrigo. their visas expired while visiting family in mexico. on january 10th, the u.s. customs officers denied their re-entry and sent them back to mexico with a five-year wait to reapply for new visas. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for rodrigo? we need to fight for rodrigo's rights. >> in the first berkeley council skype session, rodrigo joined his classmates. >> thank you, everyone, for what you are doing to try and get me home. >> the students wrote letters to their congressional representatives and the president asking for a waiver called humanitarian parole. >> we are just fourth grade kids, but you are doing a big thing. thank you. >> th
to the district attorney's office and the f.b.i. to see if a law has, indeed, been broken. if there are charges, they would only be a misdemeanor. that would be enough for the council members to lose their job. we have posted a link to their full report at abc7news.com. >> dan: an alameda county superior court judge accused of stealing millions from 93-year-old widow ed neighbor. paul simon is facing 32 felonies. he was still withdrawing a salary while fighting charges that he took over his neighbor's finances. >> a grenade was discovered and did detonated in golden gate park. >> fire had the hole! >> a man used a metal detector discovered what it was an old military explosive. no wored on whether the degree made was actually live but it is no more and no longer a danger. >> how do you feel about police looking at your private emails without a warrant. right now they can but there is an effort underway in sacramento to change. that nannette miranda explains what state lawmakers are trying to do. >> reporter: if law enforcement wanted to read your letters or other paper correspondence, they have
in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire and p.d. on the scene." hashtag, poltwt and that is a hashtag they use, poltwt, on twitter you can follow us for news any time at abc7 news abc7news.com rather, abc7 news bay area. >> the cruise ship owned by carnival arrived a few hours ago and it was all supplies in spite of the troubles we heard on other cruises. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is live from pier 27. they have a different opinion of carnival?
in the future. >> ama: changing a law that requires the postal service to pay billions of dollars each year to find healthcare benefits for future retirees. >> commuters along the san mateo coast will have an easier drive. the tunnel at devil's slide will be officially open. they will celebrate the opening in pacifica and another location >> a record number of people hit the streets of oakland today for the oakland running festival. 9100 competitors joined the 5-k and full and half marathon and four person team relay. they were happy to see double the number of runners last year. they are usually new to the sport so there is an increase in interest in the race. women's winner set a record, finished in two hours, 47 minutes and 24 seconds. male winner is from berkeley, finished. >>> coming up video showing an aggressive shark penetrate ago diver's cage. a man watching the whole thing from feet away. one wrong turn leads to a rough ride. how a car ended up on a neighbor's roof. ♪ >> if you've ever been haunted by that song that gets stuck in your head, how scientists say how you can captor
they are an appropriate tool for law enforcement. tasers can save lives. >> i spoke to several members of the officers for justice privately and they tell me that this position was by no means unanimous. there are many members of that group that support tasers. as for mayor ed lee, he just returned from puarz and he hasn't seen the letter but they did text me saying that the mayor supports the assessment of the chief and men and women of the san francisco police department on this matter. >> dan: tonight redwood still police have ruled that a 14-year-old bicyclist caused her own death. she was cycling to woodside high school last november when she tried to make a turn at the same time as a truck. she hit the it can and was run over. police ruled that she should have yielded the right of way in this case. an attorney for the family says they reject that conclusion and have launched their own investigation. >> at san francisco international airport, a five-year-old boy was reunited with his older brother, a brother that could save his life. he was born in vietnam when adopted by a person a nevada family
strong and could be seen as far south as colorado. >> a san francisco cab company and local law firm are hoping to keep the city streets a little safe they are st. patrick's day. they are offering free rides between 10:00 tonight and 4:00 a.m. up tomorrow. up to $35 fares. you must mention byrd injury lawyers. sponsors of the program. >> new studies show areas rattled by earthquakes may be great places to hunted for gold. they published a report, when a quake strike it can turn water into gold. it happens before the quake rips off the fault which vaporizes the water. the vapor leaves behind gold and silica. after collecting for thousands of years the gold can add up to large deposits. >>> starving sea lion cubs are washing up on the shores and scientists are baffled to keep the pups alive. we do have few more days of sunny skies, but change is on the way. leigh glaser is up next with the accu-weather forecast. >> and the world baseball class sick down to the semi finals at at&t but without team u.s.a. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. se
play add leading role in challenging voter i.d. laws in texas and south carolina. he has support from the labor and latino communities but some republican critics in congress are expected to oppose his confirmation. if confirmed he would be one of the highest ranking hispanics in government. >> pope francis is gearing up for the first official mastectomy at st. peter's square with the first audience today with the visiting head of state, a president with whom he has clashed over a socially liberal policies. >> pope francis has charmed the faithful from the humility. speaking to 150,000 at st. peter's square off the cuff. with the first south american pope he cannot escape the past. he cigaretted -- greeted the president of argentina. in the past they have been at crossroads over the dirty war between 1976 and 19839 military dictatorship killed and torture up to 30,000 people. the church is accuses of complicit in the crimes. >> abc was told that francis had the power to save his family and he refused. human rights campaigners accusebergbergberg of letting two of his priests be action
construction. the audit says that both broke a city law that prevents elected city officials from telling city workers what to do. the contract was never awarded to turner, the case is serious. councilman reed says that it is lie and the auditor says it is about playing by the rules. >> this report strikes right at the integrity of oakland government. citizens and businesses should be able to live and transact business in a city they know plays by the rules. >> i have never threatened any city staff person regarding their job. i have been an elected official for 16 years and a staff person in the city of oakland for another 14 years. out of 30 years of being an employee of the city of oakland suddenly, now, city staff is afraid of me? i don't think that is the case. >> an aide to the councilman named, that person tried to use their influence to fix a pack -- parking ticket. the allegation has been forwarded to the district attorney in alameda. it is not clear if charges will be filed. the mayor is troubled about the report and will have something to say in a few hours. we have reached out to t
as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at 11:00, the search is on for a fresno mother who abandoned her three-month-old baby as a walmart store. the mother left the baby with a security guard and just left. workers called police who took the child into custody. investigators say the woman was acting erratically when she handed the baby to the guard. good news is the infant is healthy and apparently doing well. >>> tonight a pa9d-year-old preschool teacher accused of trying to drug toddler needed her care is facing criminal charges. prosecutors filed misdemeanor counts of attempted child endangerment and assault against her. a fellow teacher at morgan hill she saw her putting a sleep aid into sippy cups earlier this month. she supervised children one and
leandro. unidentified man was shot in the chest on harbor way near bay front. hands mother-in-law was outside of her home unloading items from her vehicle when two people approached her. one of the suspects shot the man and sped away in a dark-colored sedan. >>> a statewide manhunt is on tonight for a san jose man wanted in a stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. they searching for juan ramirez that is accused of stabbing in san jose. investigators released new details saying he confronted his former girlfriend sandra gonzalez in a parking lot and two begin to argue. they broke up two years ago. they were familiar with the couple. >> we had gone out and dealt with the suspect but the victim to the point where she probably got direction from the police or d.a.'s office and pulled out a restraining order against our suspect. >> we were overhead as they checked dozens of houses. they believe he is driving a toyota pickup truck and may be heading to mexico. >> arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of restaurant fire in the san francisco's financial district. firefighter
abroad can be resold in united states without violating american copyright law. a student helped may pai his tuition that relatives bought in that i land. the public libbers lose any built to control what happens in their books after the first sale abroad. the decision offers legal protection to the estimated $60 billion market that books that resold online. publishers are not happy but justices say if you buy it you own it. >> some unexpected excitement when the mayor of kansas city, missouri delivered an address. >> results was five billion in investment. >> this man is talking about exactly [ bleep ]. >> dan: as you saw a protestor rushed the stage pushing the mayor away. he was hustled away. the former marine, he didn't even blink. he received applause and he didn't even flinch at all. remarkable. politics overseas and particularly in the ukraine. >> punches, hair pulling and choking when dozens of politicians from the two major parties got a into a fist of cuffs. it began with language used over in the chamber from fascist accusations and it descended into this hair pulling by grown
any law can kaichbility many, many governments that have attempted to restrict the freedom of the internet have been toppled. judge would have none of it respond thanksgiving way quote he says that's the reason we are here is because we don't like his idea. the reason that we are here is that he wrote a code and engaged in a clear trespass. >> his lawyer says he will appeal the decision. >> medical study released tonight has new guidelines for women in mammogram come on the heal of research few years ago suggest that go screening every two years instead of every year in most cases is appropriate. carolyn tyler has the story. >>reporter: for years women have been told once they hit 50 get an annual mammogram. then in 2009 federal task force created a huge controversy advising every other area for average women. today study concurs but goes even further in its examination of women ages 50 to 74. dr. carla of uc san francisco was one of the lead researchers. >> our goal was to say are there women that are higher risk that might benefit from screening every year? and at le
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